Trump accuses China of trade 'rape'

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Republican Party front-runner Donald Trump steps up his criticism of China's trade policy, accusing it of "raping" the US.

Bitcoin creator reveals identity

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is the creator of the digital cash system Bitcoin, ending years of speculation.

Climbers' bodies found after 16 years

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The bodies of US climber Alex Lowe and cameraman David Bridges are found on Shishapangma in Tibet, 16 years after they were killed by an avalanche.

VIDEO: Fairgrounds and 'fake doctors' in North Korea

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

The ruling party in North Korea is due to hold its first congress in nearly 40 years, when Kim Jong-Un will be officially proclaimed as the country's Supreme Leader.

VIDEO: Bitcoin creator: 'I want to be left alone'

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright publicly identifies himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

VIDEO: Zika 'more dangerous than thought'

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Scientists in Brazil say the Zika virus may be more dangerous than previously thought.

VIDEO: Russia's rival song contest

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The Eurovision Song Contest may be next week, but one Russian MP has his eye on a very patriotic rival.

VIDEO: China accused of trade 'rape' by Trump

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has accused China of 'raping' the United States with its trade policies.

VIDEO: Cruise ship sailing into history

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

An American cruise ship is sailing to Cuba from the US, the first such trip in more than 50 years.

Reckitt Benckiser says sorry for deaths

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The head of a South Korean division of a UK company is hit by angry relatives as he apologises for selling a disinfectant that killed a number of people.

Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, affecting the babies of up to 20% of pregnant women who contract it, scientists in Brazil tell the BBC.

Kerry hopes to salvage Syria truce

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry says envoys meeting in Geneva are getting closer to an understanding on salvaging the truce in Syria.

Leak 'shows risk of EU-US trade deal'

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Leaked documents from EU-US trade talks reveal a risk to European standards, says Greenpeace - but EU officials strongly reject the claim.

CIA panned for Bin Laden death tweets

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

The US Central Intelligence Agency is criticised for live-tweeting the killing of Osama Bin Laden as if it were happening today.

Thousands pay tribute to Papa Wemba

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Thousands of people attend the first day of official commemorations in DR Congo to mark the sudden death of music star Papa Wemba.

Anger over Australian horse cull plan

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

A plan to cull almost all of Australia's famous Snowy Mountains wild horses, known as brumbies, is called "horrific" by conservationists.

India battle to douse forest fires

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Thousands of people are battling forest fires in India's northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, where at least six people have died.

Elephants bow out at top US circus

Posted on Monday May 02, 2016

Elephants have performed for the final time at the Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus in the United States as attitudes change.

Superhero fans rally to keep The Flash's love interest black

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

Superhero fans rally to keep The Flash's love interest black

How has marriage changed life for gay people?

Posted on Sunday May 01, 2016

How has marriage changed life for gay people?